HARLINGEN, Texas (KVEO)—Some companies in downtown Harlingen have been a few of many impacted financially by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Whereas some companies proceed to comply with masks restrictions, others are taking the result in ease them.
Proprietor of Home of Frames, Peggy Allen, requested her prospects how they felt earlier than easing masks restrictions in her store.
“From day one I’d ask them, “are you okay with me not sporting a masks?” she mentioned.
In keeping with Allen, her prospects mentioned sure and most of them took their masks off.
With Governor Greg Abbott’s assist and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) approval to ease masks restrictions for these vaccinated, Allen determined it was finest to take the lead.
“I simply felt like we will take the lead right here and make folks extra snug,” she mentioned.
Though Allen provides her prospects the liberty to decide on to put on a masks or not, she expects them to be accountable.
“If they should put on a masks, they need to and they need to know whether or not they should or not,” she mentioned.
Different companies who’ve eliminated masks indicators or have modified their indicators to not required didn’t really feel snug talking about their resolution.